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This category relates to all things to do with parks in Preston including Avenham and Miller Park, Ashton Park, Haslam Park, Moor Park and others

Repairs to Worden Park Conservatory completed following vandalism

Repairs to Worden Park Conservatory have been completed following a spate of vandalism earlier this year. In March, five youngsters were arrested and prosecuted for the extensive damage caused, leaving […]

9 hours ago
Haslam Park children’s play area closed for complete revamp

Haslam Park play area fenced off for work Pic: Shakeel Ahmed A run-down children’s play area in a park is being given a new lease of life. Children living near Haslam Park will get their play area back before Christmas. The […]

1 week ago
Police appeal for information relating to Haslam Park stabbing

Haslam Park walkway Pic: Tony Worrall Police are appealing for information following the attempted robbery of a teenager who was attacked with a knife in Preston. Around 3pm Monday 16 November a 16-year-old boy was approached […]

2 weeks ago
Japanese rock garden in Avenham Park temporarily closed due to dead trees

Avenham Park rock garden closed. Pic: Preston Parks Part of Avenham Park is temporarily closed off. The closure is as a result of three dead trees being removed from the rock garden. Whilst the work is ongoing the […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police hunt for two men after teenage boy stabbed in Haslam Park

Haslam Park walkway Pic: Tony Worrall A boy was stabbed in Haslam Park yesterday afternoon (Monday 16 November). The 16-year-old was approached by two men at around 3pm before the incident occurred. After an altercation the […]

3 weeks ago
Cruel vandals destroy tribute to key workers in Avenham and Miller park

During the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s focus has been on thanking the NHS and other key workers for the amazing hard work they do. Unfortunately today (Friday 13 November), @ParksInPreston […]

3 weeks ago
Avenham and Miller Park flooded after intense downpours with Preston told to prepare for more rain

After a miserable and wet weekend across Preston, a yellow weather warning has been issued for Preston and Lancashire for the rest of today (Monday, 2 November). The bad weather […]

1 month ago
Six beautiful Preston parks retain their Green Flag Awards

Miller Park thank you key workers 2020 has been a record-breaking year as more than 2,000 green spaces across the country get the international quality mark. And Preston has come up smelling of roses, with six […]

2 months ago
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